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Man gets probation for confronting woman over Puerto Rican flag T-shirt

A Chicago-area man convicted of confronting a woman over her Puerto Rican flag T-shirt was sentenced to probation Monday.Timothy Trybus, 63, was convicted last month on a hate-crime charge over his actions at a Cook County park. He told a judge Monday he was “extremely embarrassed” over the incident.He was placed on probation for two years……

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Black World War I soldier receives recognition decades after death

A black World War I soldier was finally recognized for his military service over the weekend, decades after he was buried in an unmarked grave in Indiana.Leonard Inman was interred at the Spring Vale Cemetery in Lafayette following his death in 1973.The General de Lafayette Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution helped get a headstone for Inman……

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Chicago man used feces to vandalize cars, cops say

He might as well have been the “No. 2” most wanted Midwestern vandal.Chicago police say they’ve caught the man who was damaging parked cars and stores with food…and what food eventually becomes.Police said Ke Hu, 46, was arrested last week as the person “wanted for using feces and food to deface vehicles and storefronts,”  the Chicago……

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Adam Silver warned of ‘retribution’ for allegedly lying about China requesting he fire Rockets GM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver should fear “retribution” for allegedly lying when he said Chinese officials asked him to fire a Houston Rockets executive over a pro-Hong Kong tweet, state media in China warned Saturday.The state-run China Central Television broadcast the threat, saying “it is ugly for the president of an internationally influential sports league to openly make up a……

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Miami Heat suspend Dion Waiters ahead of regular-season opener

The Miami Heat suspended guard Dion Waiters for “conduct detrimental to the team” and he will miss the team’s season opener Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies.Waiters reportedly got into an argument with Heat coach Erik Spoelstra after Miami’s preseason game against the Houston Rockets.RAPTORS, SIAKAM AGREE ON 4-YEAR MAX EXTENSIONWaiters was then caught jumping……

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CC Sabathia announces retirement from baseball after 19 seasons, one World Series championship

CC Sabathia on Monday announced his retirement after 19 seasons in baseball, including more than a decade with the New York Yankees.Sabathia made the official announcement in an Instagram post, though it’s long been known the 2019 season was Sabathia’s swan song in a nearly two-decade career with the Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Milwaukee Brewers.MLB……

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Olympian Shalane Flanagan, American female NYC Marathon winner, announces retirement

Shalane Flanagan announced Monday she’s retiring from running after four Olympic appearances and after becoming the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon in 40 years.Flanagan, 38, made the announcement on Instagram, writing that from 2004 to 2019 she’s “given everything that’s within me to this sport and wow it’s been an incredible ride!””I’ve……

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